Updated: Dec 24, 2018
Essential oils are often used for aromatherapy, a form of alternative medicine in which healing effects are ascribed to aromatic compounds and useful to induce relaxation. Because of their antidepressant, stimulating, detoxifying, antibacterial, antiviral and calming properties, essential oils are recently gaining popularity as a natural, safe and cost-effective therapy for a number of health concerns.
Common Used for Men (with JoJoBa as Based Oil)
The jojoba plant is a hearty, perennial plant that grows in North America. Not only does it thrive in the harsh, desert climates that could kill most living things, but it also produces a nut with many healing properties.
The nut of the jojoba plant can be made into an oil. Jojoba oil is gentle enough to be used as a carrier oil to mix with other essential oils.
Many people use jojoba oil as part of their skin care routine. And there are good reasons for that. There’s plenty of evidence supporting the use of pure jojoba oil as a remedy for acne, dry skin, and countless other skin conditions.
Peppermint Antispasmodic, cooling and refreshing, aids digestion, eases nausea, travel sickness, morning sickness. Good for colds, fever and headaches. Stimulates the mind, energises and invigorates.
Eucalyptus Leafy, minty scent with woody undertones. Helps in treating coughs, colds, flu, promotes better breathing, clear sinus, ease nausea, relieves muscle aches and pains.
Ginger It boosts the immune system and has amazing warming qualities. Because it’s aroma is so potent and powerful, Ginger should always be highly diluted when used on the skin.
Ylang Ylang Aphrodisiac, calming, relaxing, warming.Long-lasting fragrance of ylang ylang helps to calm and soothe the emotions.
Sandalwood Not only is it a natural aphrodisiac that can help combat low libido, it also balances out testosterone levels as well. Sandalwood relaxes the body, making it easier to allow the body’s testosterone to improve.
11 Essential Oil Benefits
1. Balance Hormones 2. Boost Immunity & Fight Infections 3. Support Digestion 4. Boost Energy Levels 5. Improve Brain Function 6. Reduce Emotional Stress & Anxiety 7. Alleviate Aches and Pains 8. Boost Skin and Hair Health 9. Reduce Toxicity 10. Relieve Headaches and Migraines 11. Promote Restful Sleep